By Farmers Weekly staff

WORK began this week on Robert Wiseman Dairies new 30m dairy in Droitwich near Birmingham.

The plant should be operational by next spring and will be capable of processing 400m litres of milk a year, providing employment for about 500 people.


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Robert Wiseman, the firms managing director, said the Droitwich factory which will concentrate on processing and packing liquid milk for supermarkets would be the most modern dairy facility in Europe.

It is the most recent addition to the East Kilbride-based companys 16 depots and dairies from Aberdeen to Wolverhampton and will give Wiseman about 20% share of the UK milk market.